Degenerative Brain Disease
MS and new ways of regenerating our brain’s insulation
New University of Melbourne research that stimulates myelin production, a step that could help people living with degenerative neurological diseases like MS.
How much exercise keeps our brains healthy as we age?
New guidelines from the University of Melbourne and partners outline how much exercise older Australians should aim for each week to maintain brain health.
‘Rusty’ brains linked to Alzheimer’s
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered high iron levels in the brain play an important role in the onset of Alzheimer's.
Taking the guesswork out of concussion
A simple blood test or scan could give a definitive all-clear for concussed players to return to the field without risking permanent injury from another hit.
Untangling our evolutionary history
Paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood on how continuing research into human evolutionary history produces insights but also reveals how much we've yet to learn.